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VASB1410PassActive military or a military spouse; prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, etc. Prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, employment, and housing on the basis of a person's military status, defined as a member of the uniformed ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0478)
VAHB2161PassActive military or a military spouse; prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, etc. Prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, employment, and housing on the basis of a person's military status, defined as a member of the uniformed ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0477)
VASB1183PassProperty Owners' Association Act; Condominium Act; use of electronic means for meetings and voting. Allows meetings of property owners' associations, boards of directors, unit owners' associations, executive boards, and committees to be held entirely...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0494)
VASB1261PassCourt of Appeals; jurisdiction; number of judges. Expands the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals of Virginia by providing for an appeal of right in every civil case and provides that the granting of further appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia s...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0489)
VAHB2099PassLimitations on enforcement of judgments; judgment liens; settlement agents. Reduces from 20 years to 10 years from the date of a judgment the period of time within which an execution may be issued or action may be taken on such judgment. The bill pro...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0486)
VAHB1981PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; access to dwelling unit during certain declared states of emergency. Provides that a tenant shall be deemed to have reasonable justification for declining to permit a landlord or managing agent to exhibit...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0409)
VAHB2229PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; responsibilities of real estate brokers; foreclosure of single-family residential dwelling units. Provides that if a dwelling unit used as a single-family residence is foreclosed upon and there is a tenan...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0426)
VAHB2249PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord charges for security deposits, insurance premiums for damage insurance, and insurance premiums for renter's insurance; filing of information regarding resident agent appointed by nonresident prop...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0427)
VAHB2014PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord remedies; landlord's acceptance of rent with reservation; tenant's right of redemption. Prohibits a landlord from accepting full payment of rent, as well as any damages, money judgment, award of ...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0410)
VASB1215PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; tenant remedies for exclusion from dwelling unit, interruption of services, or actions taken to make premises unsafe. Provides that a general district court shall enter an order upon petition by a tenant ...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0404)
VAHB1900PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; tenant remedies for exclusion from dwelling unit, interruption of services, or actions taken to make premises unsafe. Provides that a general district court shall enter an order upon petition by a tenant ...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0403)
VASB1453PassRevision of Titles 45.1 and 67. Creates proposed Title 45.2 (Mines, Minerals, and Energy) as a revision of existing Title 45.1 (Mines and Mining) and existing Title 67 (Virginia Energy Plan). Proposed Title 45.2 consists of 21 chapters divided into f...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0387)
VASB1110PassProperty; duties of real estate settlement agents. Provides that the State Corporation Commission may share information collected from a settlement agent or agency regarding any errors and omissions or malpractice insurance policy or surety bond with...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0324)
VAHB2320PassVirginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures; repetitive risk loss structure; flood risk information form. Requires the Real Estate Board to make available on its website a flood risk information form, the details of which are o...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0322)
VASB1389PassVirginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures; repetitive risk loss structure; flood risk information form. Requires the Real Estate Board to make available on its website a flood risk information form, the details of which are o...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0323)
VAHB1842PassProperty Owners' Association Act; Condominium Act; rulemaking authority of property owners' associations and unit owners' associations; smoking. Permits (i) except to the extent that the declaration provides otherwise, the board of directors of a pro...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0131)
VASB1327PassHousing Bill of Rights; housing protections; foreclosures; manufactured housing. Provides for various protections for homeowners and tenants of manufactured home parks, including (i) restricting the circumstances under which a court may order a perso...
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0092)
VAHB2175PassHousing Bill of Rights; housing protections; foreclosures; manufactured housing. Provides for various protections for homeowners and tenants of manufactured home parks, including (i) restricting the circumstances under which a court may order a perso...
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0091)
VAHB2064PassRecording an electronic document; electronic notarial certificate; emergency. Provides that if a clerk has an eRecording System, the clerk shall follow the provisions of the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act. The bill further provides th...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0078)
VAHB1816PassProperty Owners' Association Act; Condominium Act; use of electronic means for meetings and voting. Allows meetings of property owners' associations, boards of directors, unit owners' associations, executive boards, and committees to be held entirely...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0009)
VAHB1882PassDeeds of trust; amendment to loan document; statement of interest rate of a refinance mortgage. Provides that a deed of trust that has been recorded and that states that it secures indebtedness or other obligations under a loan document and that it a...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0013)
VAHB1824PassVirginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; disclosures for a buyer to beware; mold. Adds to the provision of the required disclosure statement directing a buyer to beware and exercise necessary due diligence with respect to determining the conditi...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0010)
VAHB1908Engross

Sine Die
Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; noncompliance with rental agreement; prohibition on using negative credit information that arose during a closure of the United States Government against certain applicants for tenancy; penalty. Prohibits...
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2021-02-23
Defeated by Senate (19-Y 20-N)
VASB1110Engross

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Property; duties of real estate settlement agents. Provides that the State Corporation Commission may share information collected from a settlement agent or agency regarding any errors and omissions or malpractice insurance policy or surety bond with...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in General Laws by voice vote
VASB1410Engross

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Prohibited discrimination; status as active military or a military spouse. Prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, employment, and housing on the basis of a person's status as active military or a military spouse. Prohibited discriminatio...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in General Laws by voice vote
VASB1215Engross

Sine Die
Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; tenant remedies for exclusion from dwelling unit, interruption of services, or actions taken to make premises unsafe. Provides that a general district court shall enter an order upon petition by a tenant ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in General Laws by voice vote
VASB1183Engross

Sine Die
Property Owners' Association Act; Condominium Act; use of electronic means for meetings and voting. Property Owners' Association Act; Condominium Act; use of electronic means for meetings and voting. Allows meetings of property owners' associations, ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in General Laws by voice vote
VASB1327Engross

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Housing Bill of Rights; housing protections; foreclosures; manufactured housing. Provides for various protections for homeowners and tenants of manufactured home parks, including (i) restricting the circumstances under which a court may order a perso...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in General Laws by voice vote
VASB1261Engross

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Court of Appeals; jurisdiction; number of judges. Expands the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals of Virginia by providing for an appeal of right in every civil case and provides that the granting of further appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia s...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
VASB1389Engross

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Property; flood risk information form. Requires the Real Estate Board (the Board) to make available on its website a flood risk information form, the details of which are outlined in the bill. The bill also provides that an owner of residential real ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in General Laws by voice vote
VASB1453Engross

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Revision of Titles 45.1 and 67. Creates proposed Title 45.2 (Mines, Minerals, and Energy) as a revision of existing Title 45.1 (Mines and Mining) and existing Title 67 (Virginia Energy Plan). Proposed Title 45.2 consists of 21 chapters divided into f...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote
VAHB1824Engross

Sine Die
Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; disclosures for a buyer to beware; mold. Adds to the provision of the required disclosure statement directing a buyer to beware and exercise necessary due diligence with respect to determining the conditi...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1816Engross

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Property Owners' Association Act; Condominium Act; use of electronic means for meetings and voting. Allows meetings of property owners' associations, boards of directors, unit owners' associations, executive boards, and committees to be held entirely...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1842Engross

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Property Owners' Association Act; Condominium Act; rulemaking authority of property owners' associations and unit owners' associations; smoking. Permits (i) except to the extent that the declaration provides otherwise, the board of directors of a pro...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1882Engross

Sine Die
Deeds of trust; amendment to loan document; statement of interest rate of a refinanced mortgage. Provides that a deed of trust that has been recorded and that states that it secures indebtedness or other obligations under a loan document and that it ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1908Engross

Sine Die
Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; noncompliance Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; noncompliance with rental agreement; prohibition on using negative credit information that arose during a closure of the United States Governmen...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1900Engross

Sine Die
Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; tenant remedies for exclusion from dwelling unit, interruption of services, or actions taken to make premises unsafe. Provides that a general district court shall enter an order upon petition by a tenant ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1981Engross

Sine Die
Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; access to dwelling unit during certain declared states of emergency. Provides that a tenant shall be deemed to have reasonable justification for declining to permit a landlord or managing agent to exhibit...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2014Engross

Sine Die
Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord remedies; landlord's acceptance of rent with reservation; tenant's right of redemption. Prohibits a landlord from accepting full payment of rent, as well as any damages, money judgment, award of ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2064Engross

Sine Die
Recording an electronic document; electronic notarial certificate; emergency. Provides that if a clerk has an eRecording Sytem, the clerk shall follow the provisions of the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act (§55.1-661 et seq.) The b...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2099Engross

Sine Die
Limitations on enforcement of judgments; judgment liens; settlement agents. Reduces from 20 years to 10 years from the date of a judgment the period of time within which an execution may be issued or action may be taken on such judgment. The bill pro...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2161Engross

Sine Die
Active military or a military spouse; prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, etc. Prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, employment, and housing on the basis of a person's military status, defined as a member of the uniformed ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2229Engross

Sine Die
Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; responsibilities of real estate brokers; foreclosure of single-family residential dwelling units. Provides that if a dwelling unit used as a single-family residence is foreclosed upon and there is a tenan...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2175Engross

Sine Die
Housing Bill of Rights; housing protections; foreclosures; manufactured housing. Provides for various protections for homeowners and tenants of manufactured home parks, including (i) restricting the circumstances under which a court may order a perso...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2249Engross

Sine Die
Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord charges for security deposits, insurance premiums for damage insurance, and insurance premiums for renter's insurance; filing of information regarding resident agent appointed by nonresident prop...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2320Engross

Sine Die
Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures; repetitive risk loss structure; flood risk information form. Requires the Real Estate Board (the Board) to make available on its website a flood risk information form, the details of...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VASB1140Intro

Sine Die
Gifts of real estate; requirements. Prohibits a clerk of court from recording a deed of gift conveying real estate unless it is accompanied by a certified copy of the existing deed showing the name of the current owner of the property.
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2021-01-20
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (14-Y 1-N)
VASB359Intro

Sine Die
Gifts of real estate; title search required for recordation. Provides that no deed of gift conveying real estate shall be recorded unless accompanied by a document certifying that a title search has been completed for the real estate subject to the d...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB1516Intro

Sine Die
Landlord and tenant; certain owners of residential rental property; agent and registration requirements; civil penalty. Creates the Virginia Residential Rental Property Registry, to be developed and maintained by the Department of Housing and Communi...
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2020-12-04
To House General Laws Committee
VASB253Engross

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Deeds of trust; fiduciary duties. Specifies that a trustee under a deed of trust has only the duties, rights, and obligations imposed and conferred on it by the deed of trust or by statute. The bill further requires that a trustee shall comply with a...
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2020-12-04
To House Courts of Justice Committee
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